Geometry 101

Q.   There are an infinite number of points on Line A.  There are an infinite number  of points on Line B.  So, why is Line B longer?

Line A  _____________

Line B  _________________________

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One Response to Geometry 101

  1. Musicman says:

    Well gee, Sysop… if you are speaking about the length of the line on a computer monitor, then they are not the same length because pixels are the same size and line B must have more of them.

    But if you are talking about a line in theory, then since ∞ = ∞, then either the points on line B are either “fatter” or the space between the points are greater…. Though the number of points on each line is equal, there are points on line B that aren’t on line A.

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